Teleport (Amsterdam)

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Teleport (Amsterdam)
Neighborhood of Amsterdam
Country  Netherlands
Province North Holland
COROP Amsterdam
Borough Westpoort
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Teleport: Radarweg looking north.

Teleport (Amsterdam) is a neighborhood of Amsterdam in the "stadsdeel," or borough, of Westpoort in the province of North Holland in the Netherlands.

Teleport was founded in the eighties of the twentieth century as an office location with the designation of "Telematics." Therefore, it has specific facilities in that area. The neighborhood has connections by road through the A10 motorway, railway lines, buses and underground (the Amsterdam Sloterdijk railway station).

Teleport: Haarlemmerweg looking east. In the background on the left the building of the "Belastingdienst" (Dutch IRS) and on the right Teleport Towers.

The borders of the neighborhood are to the West the Seineweg, to the North The Basisweg, to the East the A10 motorway and to the South the N200 highway (the Haarlemmerweg).

At this moment around 20,000 are working in the area; in the future it would be around 35,000. The city of Amsterdam has made plans to realize this by designing a new tram and bus station at the Carrascoplein. Other plans include a large plaza around the train station and the development of other types of centers such as schools, cultural and sports facilities, hotels and shops.

The street names in the area are derived mostly from international airports around the world: Orlyplein, Naritaweg, Kimpoweg.

The office buildings Millennium Tower, Crystal Tower, La Guardia Plaza and the building of the "Belastingdienst" (Tax and Customs Administration) are among the highest buildings in the city of Amsterdam.

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Coordinates: 52°23′13″N 4°50′19″E / 52.38694°N 4.83861°E / 52.38694; 4.83861